The Cooper Project

The Cooper Project was a 6-month incubator residency based in the Cooper Lounge at Sheffield Technology Parks.

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What was The Cooper Project?

The programme was designed to help South Yorkshire-based Tech and Tech-enabled startups test an idea and develop it into a viable business.

We provided ambitious early-stage tech and digital start-ups with the Space, Support, and Networks to help them validate their business idea and accelerate their business growth. Sheffield Technology Parks have been a specialist Tech and Digital incubator for 30 years.

What did participants get?

months free space in the Cooper Lounge
expert advice and mentoring
access to events and workshops
hands-on planning and growth support
friendly community and wide network

The Cooper Project helped founders across several early stages in their venture:  

Idea stage – helped start-ups turn their idea into an MVP and a real viable business; MVP stage – helped start-ups validate their idea, pivot quickly to gain Product-Market Fit; Early company stage – helped early-stage businesses to get their first clients, expand their network for growth, connect with funders/ investors.

Programme Experts

Tom  Wolfenden

Tom Wolfenden

CEO @ Sheffield Technology Parks

Rose Tran

Rose Tran

Incubation Manager